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discomfiture

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noun dis·com·fi·ture \dis-ˈkəm(p)-fə-ˌchu̇r, -chər, especially Southern -ˌt(y)u̇r\

Definition of discomfiture

  1. :  the act of discomfiting :  the state of being discomfited



Examples of discomfiture

  1. <blushed and lowered her eyes in evident discomfiture>



14th Century

First Known Use of discomfiture

14th century


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